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'Mr. Robot' Sound Design Plays With Light and Dark at the Same Time

"The electronic score is pretty dark, paranoid and tense in mood."8/23/2016 2:30 PM Eastern
Carly Chaikin as Darlene in Mr. Robot. Photo by Michael Parmelee/USA Network.

USA Network's moody cyberhacking drama Mr. Robot blends together its score and sound design to get into the dark mindset of main character Elliot.

"The electronic score is pretty dark, paranoid and tense in mood,” composer Mac Quayle tells Indiewire. “It alternates with melancholy and there are very few light moments...it was a stupid idea to have the theme go back and forth between the major and minor note of the chord. So we have this light and dark all in the same theme."

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